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Anthony A Nobles, Steven E Decker, Benjamin G Brosh: Suturing device and method for sealing an opening in a blood vessel or other biological structure. Sutura, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 12, 2001: US06245079 (367 worldwide citation)

A suturing device allows a physician to remotely seal an incision in a blood vessel or other biological tissue. The device comprises an elongated tubular body having a distal portion which is adapted to be inserted percutaneously through the incision and into the blood vessel. The distal portion has ...


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Anthony A Nobles, Steven E Decker, Benjamin G Brosh: Suturing device and method for sealing an opening in a blood vessel or other biological structure. Sutura, Knobbe Martens Olsen & Bear, September 12, 2000: US06117144 (311 worldwide citation)

A suturing device allows a physician to remotely seal an incision in a blood vessel or other biological tissue. The device comprises an elongated tubular body having a distal portion which is adapted to be inserted percutaneously through the incision and into the blood vessel. The distal portion has ...


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Anthony A Nobles: Device and method for suturing tissue adjacent to a blood vessel. NR Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 13, 1998: US05820631 (261 worldwide citation)

A suturing device comprises a rod with a spring needle attached to an insertion end thereof. The spring needle is housed inside of an outer guide tube for insertion into an opening in biological tissue to be sutured. After the spring needle is deployed from the outer guide tube, the rod and hence th ...


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Anthony A Nobles, Steven E Decker, Benjamin G Brosch: Suturing device and method. Sutura, Knobbe Marteens Olson & Bear, May 13, 2003: US06562052 (257 worldwide citation)

A suturing device and method allows a physician to remotely suture biological tissue. The device includes an elongate body, first and second arms operably connected to the elongated body, whereby each arm mounts an end portion of a suture, and first and second needles, each needle having a distal en ...


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Anthony A Nobles, Charles L Jech: Method and apparatus for suturing. NR Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 19, 1999: US05860990 (216 worldwide citation)

A suturing device capable of suturing biological tissue including the walls of arterial blood vessels comprises suture clasps for insertion inside the central passage way of an arterial vessel. The device utilizes a suture introducer housing to aid insertion of the suture clasps in the vessel. A sut ...


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Anthony A Nobles, Arthur Lancaster, Ben G Brosch Jr: Visualization trocar. Cordis Innovasive Systems, Christie Parker & Hale, October 8, 1996: US05562696 (209 worldwide citation)

A trocar has an elongated shaft, and a puncturing head is attached to a distal end of the shaft. The puncturing head can have three blades with sharpened cutting edges. A pathway for light communication is established through three apertures in the puncturing head to a longitudinal bore within the s ...


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Anthony A Nobles, Naoum A Baladi: Device and method for assisting end-to side anastomosis. Cardio Medical Solutions, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 25, 2002: US06409739 (207 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a device and method for creating a seal around the inner wall of an incision in a blood vessel. The device is particularly adapted to create an anastomosis site for coronary artery bypass grafts to a patient's aorta without obstructing the flow of blood in the aor ...


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Anthony A Nobles, Naoum A Baladi: Device and method for assisting end-to-side anastomosis. Cardio Medical Solutions, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 31, 1999: US05944730 (189 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a device and method for creating a seal around the inner wall of an incision in a blood vessel. The device is particularly adapted to create an anastomosis site for coronary artery bypass grafts to a patient's aorta without obstructing the flow of blood in the aorta. T ...


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Albert K Chin, Anthony A Nobles, Kwok Y Lai: Real time angioscopy imaging system. Thomas J Fogarty, Limbach Limbach & Sutton, March 12, 1991: US04998972 (180 worldwide citation)

An angioscopy imaging system which operates under the control of a computer system includes an optical scanning system which is inserted into a vessel, such as an artery, for generation of an image. An irrigation system provides pulsatile introduction of flush solution to the vessel to create clear ...


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Anthony A Nobles, Steven E Decker, Rod T Peterson, Chad W Trembath: Suturing method and apparatus. Sterilis, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, June 28, 2005: US06911034 (132 worldwide citation)

A suturing apparatus comprises an elongated body, at least one arms movable relative to the elongated body and at least one needle movable relative to the elongated body. The arm releasably holds an end portion of a length of suture. The arm has a sharp end portion adapted to pierce an inner surface ...